Provocations on the Personal API

The Personal API. It’s a really interesting idea - to have your own way of interacting with online systems. Most big online systems today utilise APIs (or Application Programming Interface) in order to transfer and transact information. APIs have been around for a long time, but they’ve mostly been internal and accessible only by developers. … Continue reading Provocations on the Personal API

Empowering the Node & Avoiding Enclosure

This is my presentation from the dLRN15 conference - Empowering the Node & Avoiding Enclosure. Below you can watch a audio of the talk + slides or just the slides below. In this presentation I've really tried to highlight the perceived problem with current online technologies and practices, distilling it down to the concept of … Continue reading Empowering the Node & Avoiding Enclosure